A member asked:

I've been taking 10mg of amitriptyline for 6 months nightly. i'm being switched to 50mg of trazodone nightly. will i get any withdrawals from this? should i taper off the amitriptyline first?

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Dr. Kate Erwin answered

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No real side effects are expected coming off of 10 mg of amitriptyline but you could cut the 10 mg pill in calf and use that for 3-5 days. Good luck!

Answered Mar 1, 2021



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